|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ellijay is 1,847. Ellijay, Georgia is the 7,907th largest city in the US.
The current population of Ellijay (1,847) is it's peak population.
Ellijay has grown 15.9% since the 2000. Ellijay, Georgia is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|7910||East Washington, Pennsylvania||1,846||-7.1%|
|7912||West Homestead, Pennsylvania||1,843||-15.6%|
|7913||Chapin, South Carolina||1,841||179.3%|
The total voting age population of Ellijay, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,408. The voting age population is 43.9% male and 56.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.4% of the residents of Ellijay are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ellijay are 67.0% White, 29.7% Other, 1.5% Asian, 1.0% Two or more races, 0.7% American Indian and 0.2% Black. Additionally, 35.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ellijay, 22.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.4%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Ellijay.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of Ellijay residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 69.8% of Ellijay residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ellijay residents aged 5 and older, 30.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ellijay is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ellijay, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ellijay is $48,409.
In Ellijay, 37.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.2% of housing units in Ellijay.
Of all the housing units in Ellijay, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ellijay, 24.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 240 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ellijay is $614.
In Ellijay, 60.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.